That the real reason MP's have to keep on raising their own salaries... is so they can attract a certain calibre of candidate...
"Belinda Stronach, who rejoined the company as executive vice-chairman in May, collected about $4.3 million U.S. for eight months work while keeping a foothold in the House of Commons."I mean... who could take issue with that?
FROM THE COMMENTS:
"If we are to castigate someone for drawing on a salary while doing little to earn it... let's start with Paul "guitar hero" Martin, who I understand has the among the lowest attendance records among all MPs."*